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Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS
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Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS | Managing Editor, Podiatry Today
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May 2019

Volume 32 Issue 5
By Robert G. Smith, DPM, MSc, RPh, CPed, CPRS
Given that a percentage of podiatric patients may be using cannabidiol (CBD) on a regular basis, this author looks at how CBD may interact with prescription drugs.
By Ashim Wadehra, DPM, and Lawrence Fallat, DPM, FACFAS
Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction is a common condition that foot and ankle surgeons frequently encounter. It is a debilitating pathology, which results in degeneration of the posterior tibial tendon, hindfoot valgus and collapse of the…
By Kristine Hoffman DPM, FACFAS
Due to varying etiologies and clinical presentations, it can be challenging at times to accurately identify rashes on the foot and ankle. With this mind, this author provides a guide to diagnosing various forms of eczema, dermatitis, infectious…
By Mark Prissel, DPM, FACFAS
This author presents a guide to the surgical treatment of an 83-year-old woman, who suffered a fibular fracture, a presentation complicated by comorbidities and social circumstances. An 83-year-old female presented in the outpatient clinical…
By Bob Baravarian, DPM, FACFAS
Offering a thorough primer on treating osteochondral lesions of varying sizes and comcomitant presentations, this author discusses key diagnostic principles and optimal procedure selection. Surgeons have seen significant improvements in the past…
By Peninnah R. Kumar, DPM, AACFAS, CWSP, and Christopher R. Hood Jr., DPM, AACFAS
Diabetic foot ulcerations and infections (DFUs and DFIs) require a multidisciplinary approach with treatment including patient education, foot care (preventative care and risk stratification), glycemic control, debridement, vascular optimization and…
Panelists: Catlea Gorman, DPM, Wesley Jackson, DPM, and Heather Schaefbauer, DPM
Clinical Editor: David Bernstein, DPM, FACFAS

Third-year residents discuss juggling future requirements for practice, what they’re focusing on in current rotations and reflect on their residency experience. Q: As you start your last months of your residency program, what are the most…
By Jayson N. Atves, DPM, CO, AACFAS, and Jason R. Miller, DPM, FACFAS, FAPWCA
While there have been a number of advances with total ankle replacement, these authors review key fundamentals for balancing unstable ankle joints, offering pearls and tips on procedure selection for soft tissue balancing as well as correction of…
By Shrunjay R. Patel, DPM, Crystal L. Ramanujam, DPM, MSc, FACFAS and Thomas Zgonis, DPM, FACFAS
Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) beads may provide an effective adjunctive option for treating a variety of infected wounds in high-risk patients with diabetes mellitus. Accordingly, in a thorough review of the literature, these authors discuss the…
Occlusive Adhesive Patches A new occlusive wound dressing can offer a waterproof barrier.
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